Yoga Vasistha [sanskrit]

223,437 words | ISBN-10: 8171101519

The Sanskrit edition of the Yoga-vasistha including English translation and grammatical analysis. The Yogavasistha is a Hindu spiritual text written by Valmiki (who also authored the Ramayana) dealing with the philosophical topics from the Advaita-vedanta school. Chronologically it precedes the Ramayana.

Verse 4.21.16

यन्मयं हि मनो राम देहस्तदनु तद्वशः ।
तत्तामायाति गन्धान्तः पवनो गन्धतामिव ॥ १६ ॥

yanmayaṃ hi mano rāma dehastadanu tadvaśaḥ |
tattāmāyāti gandhāntaḥ pavano gandhatāmiva || 16 ||

The body being subject to the mind, is moulded in the same form of the mind; just as the wind is perfumed by the odour of the flowerbed, through which it passes.

English translation by Vihari-Lala Mitra (1891) Read online Buy now!

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Yoga Vasistha Verse 4.21.16). If the system was successful in segmenting the sentence, you will see of which words it is made up of, generally consisting of Nouns, Pronouns, Verbs, Participles and Indeclinables. Click on the link to show all possible derivations of the word.

  • Line 1: “yanmayaṃ hi mano rāma dehastadanu tadvaśaḥ”
  • yanmayam -
  • yanmaya (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    yanmayam (adverb)
    yanmayam (accusative single)
    yanmaya (noun, neuter); (3 der.)
    yanmayam (adverb)
    yanmayam (nominative single)
    yanmayam (accusative single)
  • hi -
  • hi (indeclinable particle); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable particle)
  • mano* -
  • manas (noun, neuter); (4 der.)
    (compound)
    manaḥ (nominative single)
    manaḥ (vocative single)
    manaḥ (accusative single)
    mana (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    manaḥ (nominative single)
  • rāma -
  • rāma (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    rāma (vocative single)
    rāma (noun, neuter); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    rāma (vocative single)
    (verb class 2); (1 der.)
    rāma (imperative active first plural)
  • dehas -
  • deha (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    dehaḥ (nominative single)
  • tad -
  • tad (indeclinable); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable)
    tad (indeclinable adverb); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable adverb)
    tat (indeclinable correlative); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable correlative)
    tad (noun, neuter); (3 der.)
    tat (compound)
    tat (nominative single)
    tat (accusative single)
  • anu -
  • anu (indeclinable adverb); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable adverb)
    anu (indeclinable preposition); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable preposition)
    anu (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    (adverb)
    anu (noun, neuter); (5 der.)
    (compound)
    (adverb)
    anu (nominative single)
    anu (vocative single)
    anu (accusative single)
    anu (noun, feminine); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    (adverb)
  • tadvaśaḥ -
  • tadvaśa (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    tadvaśaḥ (nominative single)
  • Line 2: “tattāmāyāti gandhāntaḥ pavano gandhatāmiva”
  • tat -
  • tat (indeclinable correlative); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable correlative)
    tad (noun, neuter); (3 der.)
    tat (compound)
    tat (nominative single)
    tat (accusative single)
  • tāmāyā -
  • tāma (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    tāmāya (dative single)
  • ati -
  • ati (indeclinable adverb); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable adverb)
    ati (indeclinable); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable)
  • gandhān -
  • gandha (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    gandhān (accusative plural)
  • taḥ -
  • tas (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    taḥ (vocative single)
    tas (noun, neuter); (4 der.)
    (compound)
    taḥ (nominative single)
    taḥ (vocative single)
    taḥ (accusative single)
    ta (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    taḥ (nominative single)
  • pavano* -
  • pavana (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    pavanaḥ (nominative single)
  • gandha -
  • gandha (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    gandha (vocative single)
    gandha (noun, neuter); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    gandha (vocative single)
  • tāmi -
  • tāmi (noun, feminine); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    (adverb)
    tāmī (noun, feminine); (2 der.)
    tāmi (adverb)
    tāmi (vocative single)
  • va -
  • va (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    va (vocative single)
    va (noun, neuter); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    va (vocative single)

Glossary of Sanskrit terms

Note: Consider this as an approximate extraction of glossary words based on an experimental segmentation of the Sanskrit verse (4.21.16). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Mana (मन): defined in 2 categories.
Manas (मनस्): defined in 2 categories.
Rama (rāma, राम): defined in 2 categories.
Deha (देह): defined in 2 categories.
Anu (अनु): defined in 2 categories.
Tama (tāma, ताम): defined in 2 categories.
Gandha (गन्ध): defined in 2 categories.
Ta (त): defined in 2 categories.
Tas (तस्): defined in 1 categories.
Pavana (पवन): defined in 2 categories.
Va (व): defined in 2 categories.

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